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Automated BI Modernizations
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Automated BI Modernizations
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Automated BI Modernizations
Automated BI Modernizations
Automated BI Modernizations
Automated BI Modernizations
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Automated BI Modernizations

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Automatically modernize your legacy reporting applications with Partner Intelligence's BI Modernization Workbench!

Automatically modernize your legacy reporting applications with Partner Intelligence's BI Modernization Workbench!

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  • Partner Intelligence provides technical consulting services to organizations using (or considering) enterprise Business Intelligence initiatives. We offer BI strategic advice, application development, and automated conversion services. From our corporate headquarters in Cincinnati, we serve North America and have a focus on major Midwest cities such as Columbus, Indianapolis, and Louisville.  Clients engage us when they: Implement Business Intelligence and need to establish the proper foundation for successBuild new BI applications and need expertise, experience, and ideas Replace legacy BI applications and need methodologies and tools for efficient removal Need to deal with stalled or failed BI initiatives Need onsite BI mentors or trainers to increase their staff capabilities    We provide our clients with deep technical expertise in BI application development. Clients come to Partner Intelligence for results they are not currently getting on their own.    
  • In June of 2009, Bob Gabriel of IB’s Professional Services organization chose Partner Intelligence as their preferred provider of conversion services.
  • The scanner/inventory feature is easily modified for new technologies.FOCUS includes FOCEXEC logic and Metadata files (MFDs)
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    • 1. Automating BIModernizations
    • 2. Who is Partner Intelligence? What and to Whom? • Partner Intelligence provides consulting services to organizations using (or considering) Business Intelligence software. We offer BI strategic advice, application development, and automated legacy BI modernization services Where? • From our corporate headquarters in Cincinnati, we serve North America and focus on major Midwest cities such as Columbus, Detroit, Indianapolis, Louisville, and Nashville. Why and When? • BI clients come for results they are not currently getting on their own, engaging Partner Intelligence when they: • Implement BI and need to establish the proper foundation for success • Build new BI applications and need expertise, experience, and ideas • Want to replace legacy BI applications and need methodologies and tools for efficient removal • Must deal with stalled or failed BI initiatives • Need onsite BI mentors to increase their staff capabilities How? • We provide clients with technical expertise in BI application development. Our skilled consultants use methodologies, templates, and tools to efficiently complete project-based engagements. Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 2
    • 3. What Does Partner Intelligence Do? 3
    • 4. PI is IB’s Go-To Choice Auto IB PI Convert Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 4
    • 5. Preferred Vendor for IB Services"We chose PI because of their successautomating complex conversions oflegacy technologies into WebFOCUS.PI’s software application can reducethe time, cost, and risk of convertingcompanies into WebFOCUS clients." Bob Gabriel, VP of IB Professional Services Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 5
    • 6. Quote from Gerry“Partner Intelligence has had successautomating complex conversions oflegacy technologies into WebFOCUS.Our customers are quite happy withPartner Intelligences capabilities andwe are pleased with thepartnership.” Gerald Cohen, IB President and CEO Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 6
    • 7. Quote from Client“When I engaged Partner Intelligence to do a majorproject to convert hundreds of production jobs frommainframe FOCUS to WebFOCUS in just six months, itseemed like an unattainable undertaking.Not only was I wrong, but this was one of thesmoothest projects on which I have had the pleasureof working in years!If you need to convert code, then Partner Intelligenceis the company you need to work with!” Richard Smith, Director of OKDHS IT Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 7
    • 8. BI Modernization Methodology (DAPPER) Discovery 1 Analysis 2  Conduct discovery conversation o Finalize inventory  Obtain legacy libraries o Review options for architecture and conversion approach  Scan inventory o Establish a ballpark time/cost estimate o Set expectations Pilot and Planning 3 Execution (phased) to Retire 4 o Reach architecture agreement o Invoke teams o Select test group and produce o Perform conversions and move pilot to testing environment o Finalize plan o Retire legacy products 8
    • 9. BI Modernization Software BI Modernization Workbench • Components include: BI Analyzer, BI Transformer, and BI Generator BI Analyzer • Mines text of legacy reporting libraries • Extracts findings into inventory database where modernization analytics are performed • Modernization inventory and automated project plans • Keyword profiling of legacy applications • Redundancy analysis for consolidation BI Transformer • Translates legacy source reporting code into WebFOCUS applications BI Generator • Using metadata, quickly generates highly-dynamic WebFOCUS applications Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 9
    • 10. BI Modernization Workbench Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 10
    • 11. BI Analyzer Feature Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 11
    • 12. Variety of Scanning Options FOCUS Programs FOCUS BO SQL Metadata BI Modernization Workbench SAS QMF/SQL Analyzer Language-specific Keyword Scans Parses for Redundancy Analysis Easy to add new languages Crystal JCL Reports NOMAD Any Text Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 12
    • 13. Example: Crystal Reports Analysis Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 13
    • 14. Analyzing Crystal Reports Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 14
    • 15. Analyzing Crystal Reports (continued) Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 15
    • 16. Scan Results into Database Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 16
    • 17. Summary Keyword Listing Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 17
    • 18. Detail Keyword Listing Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 18
    • 19. FOCUS Example Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 19
    • 20. Analyzing FOCUS Applications Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 20
    • 21. Analyzing FOCUS Applications (continued) Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 21
    • 22. Scan Results into Database Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 22
    • 23. Scanned Inventory Database Program Inventory Results • Details by type, folder name, program Easy to create new analysis Keyword Scan Results reports as needed by • Counts for Keywords client Redundancy Results • Counts for Objects (e.g., Table and Column names) and Object types Client-based Business Rules • Added to assist with analsysi, obsolescence, redundancy, etc. Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 23
    • 24. Application Visualization Easy profiling of application features using Word Clouds Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 24
    • 25. Application Visualization #2 Equally important is what’s not in the picture: green screens, graphs, database updates Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 25
    • 26. Keyword Analysis SpreadsheetsMatrix Summary and Detail•Batch Jobs•Program Logic•Metadata Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 26
    • 27. Redundancy Analysis SpreadsheetsBatch Job Table Column• Grouping Usage Usage Matrix • Grouping • Grouping• Detail Matrix Matrix Listing • Where- • Where- Used Detail Used Detail Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 27
    • 28. Spreadsheet of FOCUS Keywords Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 28
    • 29. Easy to Spot Modernization Issues Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 29
    • 30. Easy to Spot Platform Porting Issues Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 30
    • 31. Filter to Easily Find Programs with Issues Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 31
    • 32. Guided Ad-Hoc for Redundancy Analysis Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 32
    • 33. Variety of BI Transformation Options FOCUS NOMAD 4GL 4GL Crystal QMF Reports Enhance SQL for others Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 33
    • 34. Convert One at a Time Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 34
    • 35. One-at-a-Time Conversion Result Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 35
    • 36. View Transformer Results Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 36
    • 37. Convert in Mass Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 37
    • 38. Mass Conversion Results Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 38
    • 39. Mass Conversion Results (continued) Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 39
    • 40. View Options Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 40
    • 41. Batch Mode Scans for Heavy Volume Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 41
    • 42. Metadata Transformer Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 42
    • 43. HTML Transformer Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 43
    • 44. Mainframe JCL Transformer Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 44
    • 45. Questions? Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 45
    • 46. Next Step Consider a quick assessment using BI Analyzer Spend a little to learn a lot! Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 46
    • 47. Contact Doug E-mail: DLautzenheiser@PartnerPS.com Phone: (513) 290-4220 Blog: BI-Software.Blogspot.com Social Sites: LinkedIn, Twitter Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 47
    • 48. Copyright 2012 Partner Intelligence, LLC 48

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